Linda Besemer

(American, born 1957)

blue slab by linda besemer

Linda Besemer

Blue Slab, 2009

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horizontal wave by linda besemer

Linda Besemer

Horizontal Wave, 2008

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vertical swoop #1 by linda besemer

Linda Besemer

Vertical Swoop #1, 2008

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Biography

Timeline

1981
B.F.A., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Yale University Summer Program
1983
M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1987 - 2010
Professor at Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
1999
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
2001 - 2002
The George A. and Eliza Howard Foundation Fellowship in Painting
2002
Chuck Close Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome
2004
The Graham L. Sterling Award, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Exhibitions

2009
Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France (solo)
Synthetics, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Small is Beautiful, June Lee Contemporary Art, Laguna Hills, CA
In Bed Together, Royal T, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
California Video, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece
Experimental Film and Video Festival (EXiS), Seoul Art Cinema & Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Renderyard Film Festival, Roxy Theater, West Hollywood, CA; Soho Screening Rooms, London, UK; The Escape Gallery, London, UK
18th Festival internacional de curtas-metragens de Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Compass of Resistance International Film Festival: Radical Reels: Five Minutes of Mayhem!, Cube Microplex, Bristol, UK
Video Art Start From Zero: Festival Miden, Alekton Artspace, Athens, Greece
Lines, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Summer Stock, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006
Hotel California, The Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
southwestNET: Painting, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2005
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
In the Abstract, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Pardners, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
New Works on Paper, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Op...ish; An Attempt at hyper-extension of the pure visual experience, Sampson Projects, Boston, MA
2004
Cohan & Leslie, New York, NY (solo)
New Geometries, The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
2003
One Word: Plastic, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Annual Exhibition, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Sight Mapping, APT Gallery, London, UK
2002
Cohan Leslie + Browne, New York, NY (solo)
Vignettes: Modern and Contemporary Art from Colorado Collections, Colorado University Art Gallery, Boulder, CO
Sight Mapping, Konsthallen-Bohuslans Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden; Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland; Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
The Corcoran Biennial, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
ColorLove, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City, MO
prima facie, New Abstract Painting, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
New In Town, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Summer 2002, Cohan Leslie + Browne, New York, NY
2001
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
furur scribendi, Works on Paper, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Works on Paper, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2000
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Glee, The Alrdrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL
Inventional, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Works on Paper from California, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA
Luminous, IKON, LTD., Kay Richards Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA
The Next Wave: New Painting in Southern California, Escondido Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
Muscle: Power of the View, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
CAART, Creative Artists Agency, Beverly Hills, CA

Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
The University of Arizona Museum, Tempe, AZ